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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics- Violence By and Against the Police


This course addresses several questions such as who are the police, what are the varieties of violence associated with the police, and how often does each type of violence occur? This course will also address the individual and macro level factors that are thought to influence police behavior and the extent to which efforts to reduce the amount of violence by and against the police have been successful.
Course Details

Fall 2021

Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
Joel Garner
Base Cost: $1,928 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021